Charles Densby Lowery, age 87 of Troy died Friday, July 29, 2016 at his home following a lengthy illness. Densby was born February 24, 1929 in Coffee County to the late Rex A. Lowery and Maudie Grimes Lowery. He graduated from Troy State University with a Masters Degree in Education. His teaching career included stops at Fairview School, Damascus School, New Hope, Spring Hill and ended as principal of Zion Chapel High School . In his spare time he enjoyed entertaining and decorating . One of his real joys was the many visits that he received from his former students. At the time of his death he was a loyal and faithful member of Park Memorial United Methodist Church in Troy.
Funeral services for Densby Lowery will be held Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 10:00 AM at the chapel of Green Hills Funeral Home with Reverend Danny Arnold and Reverend Frank Lowery officiating. The Green Hills Carriage will carry Densby to his gravesite at Green Hills Cemetery. Visitation will be held Monday, August 1, 2016 from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Green Hills Funeral Home.
Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Sylvia Lowery, his daughter and son-in-law, Lia and Kerry Rester of Enterprise, honorary son, Walter White, honorary daughters, Bonnie Griffin and Nancy Wise, grandchildren, Aaron (Jamie) Jones of Enterprise, Ashlyn (Brad) Rials of Enterprise, Amelia (Doug) Wren, Tyler, Texas, step grandchild, Ashlee (Clay) Garner of Enterprise, great grandchildren, Rebecca Jones, Oliver and Olivia Rials, and Baby Wren who is due in January, step great grandchildren, Taylor Rester, Ella Grace Garner, sisters in law, Sue Lowery and Peggy Lowery, his caregivers, Sue and Jimmy Finger, Valerie James, Diane Smith, Ethel Brundidge, Ivey Jordan and Sherrie Baker, He was preceded in death by two brothers, Coley Lowery and Acie Lowery. Serving as pallbearers will be, Aaron Jones, Brad Rials, Clay Garner, Terry Carroll, Hayes White, Walt White, Bob Helms and Randy Conradson. Memorials may be made to one's favorite charity in Densby's name.
The staff of Green Hills is honored to serve the Lowery family.